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2 Day Liveaboard Snorkel

2 Day Liveaboard Snorkel Tour Reef Encounter, Australia’s only floating luxury boutique hotel, is situated on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Cairns and offers guests a unique opportunity to enjoy the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience as briefly or for as long as they want. Reef Encounter is for anyone who wishes to experience the Great Barrier Reef - whether it be to enjoy the sunset, sleep on the reef, snorkeling with time to really to enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of the quality reef and marine life or for those mad keen divers who want to explore everything under the...

2 Day Liveaboard Certified Scuba Dive

Great Barrier Reef liveaboard - Reef Encounter, Australia’s only floating luxury boutique hotel, is situated on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Cairns and offers guests a unique opportunity to enjoy the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience as briefly or for as long as they want. Reef Encounter is for anyone who wishes to experience the Great Barrier Reef - whether it be to enjoy the sunset, sleep on the reef, snorkeling with time to really to enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of the quality reef and marine life or for those mad keen divers who want to explore everything under the...

3 Day Liveaboard Snorkel

3 Day Liveaboard Snorkel Tour - Stateroom This ultimate 3 day Cairns liveaboard Snorkel Tour will have you snorkelling on the beautiful Outer Great Barrier Reef with Cairns premier Liveaboard Vessel "Reef Encounter! Reef Encounter voyages up to 200 nautical miles off the east coast of Australia across four Outer Great Barrier Reef locations. This means you get to experience a variety of snorkel sites and marine attractions during your trip. We use years of marine experience to ensure that we take you to the best snorkelling and diving locations depending on the weather and current conditions, to ensure comfortable and fun water activities. Stay...

2 Day Liveaboard Resort Dive

Our 2 day Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard Resort Dive Adventure Includes 5 daytime resort dives at beautiful Outer Great Barrier Reef locations, for those who do not hold a scuba diving license – no experience necessary! Reef Encounter, Australia’s only floating luxury boutique hotel, is situated on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Cairns and offers guests a unique opportunity to enjoy the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience as briefly or for as long as they want. Reef Encounter is for anyone who wishes to experience the Great Barrier Reef - whether it be to enjoy the sunset, sleep on the reef,...

Top Deck Club Reef Sleep

Top Deck Club Reef Sleep - Experience Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in Style – Top Deck Club style With your own personal Great Barrier Reef guide of course  Situated on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Cairns, Reef Encounter - Australia’s only floating luxury boutique hotel offers guests the opportunity to enjoy the ultimate reef experience! Whether you’re planning a romantic escape, honeymoon or anniversary, Reef Encounter’s Top Deck Club offers an unhurried, relaxed ambience and provides the ultimate indulgence package on the Great Barrier Reef. The Top Deck Club is designed to meet the expectations of the most discerning of guests,...

2 Day Top Deck Club Snorkel Tour

  A VIP Top Deck Club holiday is designed for people who wish to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in style. Much like First Class with an airline, it’s a trip that’s tailored to your personal needs and so everybody’s Top Deck experience will be specialized. Providing an unbeatable level of customer care, the Top Deck package comes with a dedicated personal valet. Read on for more exclusive Top Deck services… A crew member just for you! Whether it’s a professional in-water guide, breakfast in bed, a fountain of marine-life knowledge or all of the above, your personal crew member ensures your...

3 day Liveaboard Scuba Dive

3 Day Liveaboard Scuba Dive   Reef Encounter, Australia’s only floating luxury boutique hotel, is situated on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Cairns and offers guests a unique opportunity to enjoy the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience as briefly or for as long as they want. Reef Encounter is for anyone who wishes to experience the Great Barrier Reef - whether it be to enjoy the sunset, sleep on the reef, snorkeling with time to really to enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of the quality reef and marine life or for those mad keen divers who want to explore everything under...

2 Day Liveaboard Top Deck Scuba Dive

A VIP Top Deck holiday is designed for people who wish to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in style. Much like First Class with an airline, it’s a trip that’s tailored to your personal needs and so everybody’s Top Deck experience will be specialized. Providing an unbeatable level of customer care, the Top Deck package comes with a dedicated personal valet. Read on for more exclusive Top Deck services… A crew member just for you! Whether it’s a professional in-water guide, breakfast in bed, a fountain of marine-life knowledge or all of the above, your personal crew member ensures your holiday flows...

Learn To Scuba Dive: 3 Day Course

Learn to Scuba dive on a Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard learn to scuba dive 'Open Water Course' Learn to scuba dive - Take the plunge with our 3 day, 2 night liveaboard Learn to scuba dive Course and become a qualified scuba diver at the Great Barrier Reef! Live, eat, sleep and learn how to scuba dive onboard the leading dive training boat, 'Reef Encounter'. Upon successful completion of your Great Barrier Reef scuba dive course, you will recieve your Open Water Diver Licence - an internationally recognised qualification that lets you scuba dive across the globe. Where quality training and Great Barrier Reef scuba diving...

2 Day Liveaboard Top Deck Resort Dive

Liveaboard Top Deck Club Resort Dive   A VIP Top Deck holiday is designed for people who wish to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in style. Much like First Class with an airline, it’s a trip that’s tailored to your personal needs and so everybody’s Top Deck experience will be specialized. Providing an unbeatable level of customer care, the Top Deck package comes with a dedicated personal valet. Read on for more exclusive Top Deck services… A crew member just for you! Whether it’s a professional in-water guide, breakfast in bed, a fountain of marine-life knowledge or all of the above, your...

2 Day Reef Sleep

Reef Sleep on the Great Barrier Reef  with Reef Encounter! Reef Encounter, Australia’s only floating luxury boutique hotel, is situated on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Cairns and offers guests a unique opportunity to enjoy the ultimate reef experience. Reef Encounter is for anyone who wishes to experience the Great Barrier Reef - whether it be to enjoy the sunset, sleep on the reef, snorkeling with time to really to enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of the quality reef and marine life or for those mad keen divers who want to explore everything under the water! Reef Encounter, a 35 metre...

4 day liveaboard Snorkel

 4 Day Liveaboard Snorkel Reef Encounter, Australia’s only floating luxury boutique hotel, is situated on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Cairns and offers guests a unique opportunity to enjoy the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience as briefly or for as long as they want. Reef Encounter is for anyone who wishes to experience the Great Barrier Reef - whether it be to enjoy the sunset, sleep on the reef, snorkeling with time to really to enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of the quality reef and marine life or for those mad keen divers who want to explore everything under the water!...

3 Day Liveaboard Resort Dive

3 day liveaboard Resort Dive Our 3 day Cairns Liveaboard Resort  Dive Adventure includes 8 daytime scuba dives at beautiful Outer Great Barrier Reef locations, for those who do not hold a scuba diving license – no experience necessary! The duration of this 3 day  liveaboard resort dive adventure is 3 days (2 nights). What is ‘Resort Diving’? Resort Diving is for those who do not hold a scuba diving licence but who wish to participate in scuba diving activities during your holiday to The Great Barrier Reef. All resort diving is conducted in small groups under the supervision of a Scuba Instructor. Scuba diving is a...

4 Day Liveaboard Scuba Dive

4 Day Liveaboard Scuba Dive Reef Encounter, Australia’s only floating luxury boutique hotel, is situated on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Cairns and offers guests a unique opportunity to enjoy the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience as briefly or for as long as they want. Reef Encounter is for anyone who wishes to experience the Great Barrier Reef - whether it be to enjoy the sunset, sleep on the reef, snorkeling with time to really to enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of the quality reef and marine life or for those mad keen divers who want to explore everything under the...

3 Day Top Deck Snorkel Tour

Enjoy unlimited snorkelling at beautiful Outer Great Barrier Reef locations with Reef Encounter. A VIP Top Deck holiday is designed for people who wish to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in style. Much like First Class with an airline, it’s a trip that’s tailored to your personal needs and so everybody’s Top Deck experience will be specialized. Providing an unbeatable level of customer care, the Top Deck package comes with a dedicated personal valet. Read on for more exclusive Top Deck services… A crew member just for you! Whether it’s a professional in-water guide, breakfast in bed, a fountain of marine-life knowledge...

Learn To Scuba Dive: 4 Day Course

Great Barrier Reef Scuba Dive Course Reef Encounter learn to scuba dive 'Open Water Course' Take the plunge with our 4 day, 3 night Cairns  liveaboard Open Water Course and become a qualified scuba diver at the Great Barrier Reef! Live, eat, sleep and learn how to scuba dive onboard the leading dive training boat, 'Reef Encounter'. Upon successful completion of your Great Barrier Reef scuba dive course, you will recieve your Open Water Diver Licence - an internationally recognised qualification that lets you scuba dive across the globe. Where quality training and Great Barrier Reef scuba diving are what you're looking for, no-one beats Reef...

4 Day Liveaboard Resort Dive

REEF ENCOUNTER 4 Day liveaboard Resort Dive Reef Encounter, Australia’s only floating luxury boutique hotel, is situated on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Cairns and offers guests a unique opportunity to enjoy the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience as briefly or for as long as they want. Reef Encounter is for anyone who wishes to experience the Great Barrier Reef - whether it be to enjoy the sunset, sleep on the reef, snorkeling with time to really to enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of the quality reef and marine life or for those mad keen divers who want to explore everything...

4 day Stress & Rescue Dive Course – Stateroom

Looking at furthering your Scuba diving skills?  Join a Reef Encounter Stress and Rescue Course! A specialty course in Stress and Rescue on Australia's  Great Barrier Reef  is one of the best ways that divers can make that next step in their diving education, and is one of the most rewarding and valuable courses anyone who loves to dive can take. The primary goal of any Reef Encounter specialty course is to teach you important skills in a fun environment. All rescue courses are taught on board Reef Encounter with highly experienced Dive Professional Trainers, ensuring that you get the most out of your training...

4 Day Top Deck Snorkel Tour

4 Day Snorkel Liveaboard Trip ‘Top Deck Club’ A VIP Top Deck holiday is designed for people who wish to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in style. Much like First Class with an airline, it’s a trip that’s tailored to your personal needs and so everybody’s Top Deck experience will be specialized. Providing an unbeatable level of customer care, the Top Deck package comes with a dedicated personal valet. Read on for more exclusive Top Deck services… A crew member just for you! Whether it’s a professional in-water guide, breakfast in bed, a fountain of marine-life knowledge or all of the above,...

Liveaboard 3 Day Top Deck Resort Dive

Liveaboard 3 Day Top Deck Club Resort Dive A VIP Top Deck holiday is designed for people who wish to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in style. Much like First Class with an airline, it’s a trip that’s tailored to your personal needs and so everybody’s Top Deck experience will be specialized. Providing an unbeatable level of customer care, the Top Deck package comes with a dedicated personal valet. Read on for more exclusive Top Deck services… A crew member just for you! Whether it’s a professional in-water guide, breakfast in bed, a fountain of marine-life knowledge or all of the above,...

3 Day Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest

3 day Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest  3 day Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest package will have you experiencing the best of the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. Spending 2 days and 1 night on the Great Barrier Reef aboard the luxury live aboard “Reef Encounter” and 1 day discovering the beautiful Daintree Rainforest. 2 world heritage areas side by side. Days 1 & 2   The Ultimate way to see on of Australia'a Remarkable gifts, the "Great Barrier Reef".  Live and sleep on the Reef and see it at its best, day and night. Step aboard  Cairns Premier Liveaboard Reef Encounter.    Reef...

3 Day Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest

3 day Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest  3 day Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest package will have you experiencing the best of the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. Spending 2 days and 1 night on the Great Barrier Reef aboard the luxury live aboard “Reef Encounter” and 1 day discovering the beautiful Daintree Rainforest. 2 world heritage areas side by side. Days 1 & 2   The Ultimate way to see on of Australia'a Remarkable gifts, the "Great Barrier Reef".  Live and sleep on the Reef and see it at its best, day and night. Step aboard  Cairns Premier Liveaboard Reef Encounter.    Reef...

3 Day Top Deck Scuba Dive

Spoil yourself with a liveaboard scuba dive holiday of a lifetime, Play, stay and relax on one of the seven natural wonders of the world in luxurious comfort. Reef Encounter's VIP "Top Deck"offers a relaxed ambience and provides the ultimate indulgence package on the Great Barrier Reef liveaboard scuba dive tour Our Modern Top Deck State Rooms are spacious. Reef Encounter's 3 Day Top Deck Ceritified liveaboard scuba dive tour Includes 8 day dives & 2 night dives at beautiful Outer Great Barrier Reef locations. A great choice for certified scuba divers. Accommodation is on Reef Encounter our Great Barrier Reef, Cairns Liveaboard vessel The duration...

4 Day Top Deck Scuba Dive

A VIP Top Deck holiday is designed for people who wish to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in style. Much like First Class with an airline, it’s a trip that’s tailored to your personal needs and so everybody’s Top Deck experience will be specialized. Providing an unbeatable level of customer care, the Top Deck package comes with a dedicated personal valet. Read on for more exclusive Top Deck services… A crew member just for you! Whether it’s a professional in-water guide, breakfast in bed, a fountain of marine-life knowledge or all of the above, your personal crew member ensures your holiday flows...

Top Deck Club Learn to Scuba Dive

A VIP Top Deck holiday is designed for people who wish to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in style. Much like First Class with an airline, it’s a trip that’s tailored to your personal needs and so everybody’s Top Deck experience will be specialized. Providing an unbeatable level of customer care, the Top Deck package comes with a dedicated personal valet. Read on for more exclusive Top Deck services… A crew member just for you! Whether it’s a professional in-water guide, breakfast in bed, a fountain of marine-life knowledge or all of the above, your personal crew member ensures your holiday flows...

Learn to scuba dive – Top Deck Club

A VIP Top Deck holiday is designed for people who wish to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in style. Much like First Class with an airline, it’s a trip that’s tailored to your personal needs and so everybody’s Top Deck experience will be specialized. Providing an unbeatable level of customer care, the Top Deck package comes with a dedicated personal valet. Read on for more exclusive Top Deck services… A crew member just for you! Whether it’s a professional in-water guide, breakfast in bed, a fountain of marine-life knowledge or all of the above, your personal crew member ensures your holiday flows...

4 Day Top Deck Resort Dive

Reef Encounter, Australia’s only floating luxury boutique hotel, is situated on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Cairns and offers guests a unique opportunity to enjoy the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience as briefly or for as long as they want. Reef Encounter is for anyone who wishes to experience the Great Barrier Reef - whether it be to enjoy the sunset, sleep on the reef, snorkeling with time to really to enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of the quality reef and marine life or for those mad keen divers who want to explore everything under the water! Reef Encounter offers all...

Open Water dive course

Fantastic and enthusiastic crew,very helpful.Good food and good service. Everything was great.The open water course was awesome,good instructors. We loved...

Top Deck Club Snorkeling

Top Deck Club Snorkeling Whether you’re new to the water world or are an experienced snorkeler, you’re dedicated personal in-water...

Snorkel

  Reef Encounter always parks in easy distance of spectacular snorkelling coral lagoons and has a purpose built snorkelling platform...

Site Pages

Site Pages Our Crew Our Reef Sites Cairns Great Barrier Reef Our Vessel Accommodation, Dining and Facilities AS4005.1 DIVE MEDICAL...

Deck Plans

Reef Encounter Deck Plans and vessel specifications Reef Encounter M.V. Reef Encounter is a live-aboard catamaran which provides excellent overnight...

2 day Liveaboard

Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard, Cairns Get your feet wet with a 2 day liveaboard overnight tour onboard a floating Great...

Great Barrier Reef

About The Great Barrier Reef   The Great Barrier Reef – natures natural wonder and the world’s largest reef ecosystem....

Cairns

About Cairns, Australia The City of Cairns– World-Class Tourist Destination in Australia. Cairns is located on the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia....

Important Information

For other frequently asked questions, see FAQs.   We like to explain everything so that you know exactly what  your trip...

FAQs Reef Encounter

  Frequently Asked Questions What do I need to bring for my trip onboard Reef Encounter? Swimwear, personal toiletries, casual...

VIP Top Deck Club

VIP Top Deck Club The VIP Top Deck Club onboard Cairns Liveaboard, Reef Encounter is a reef experience with a...

Dive Courses

Reef Encounter is a leading SSI dive training facility, offering Dive courses from entry level Open Water Diver, Advanced Adventure...

Daybreak at the Reef

Daybreak at the reef over the Coral Sea: Reef Encounter Witness yourself how daybreak above the waves couldn’t be more...

Resort Dive Tours

Resort Dive Trips Reef Encounter offers fantastic ‘no experience necessary’ scuba diving holidays to guests who do not hold a...

Reef Sleep

Sleep At The Reef   Night is a unique and magical time at sea. Onboard Reef Encounter the evening is...

Our Vessel

Our Vessel Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard tour,Reef Encounter is a fully air conditioned 35 meter catamaran hotel, designed for the...

Night Diving

Feel like an adventure? Let’s go night diving! For most scuba divers, night diving is the reason they choose a...